Welcome to Dr. Yao!
Welcome to Dr. Yao Yao, who will be a Visiting Researcher in the lab for Spring 2019. Dr. Yao’s areas of specialty are phonetics, psycholinguistics, and corpus linguistics. She completed her PhD in Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, and is on sabbatical from her position as Associate Professor in the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During her visit, she will be working on research projects investigating phonological neighborhood density effects and the phonetics of heritage languages.